Rockin Las Americas The Global Politics Of Rock In Latin/o America

Pacini Hernandez, Deborah

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  • Every nation in the Americas-from indigenous Peru to revolutionary Cuba-has been touched by the cultural and musical impact of rock. Rockin' Las Américas is the first book to explore the production, dissemination, and consumption of rock music throughout the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America, Brazil, the Andes, and the Southern Cone as well as among Latinos in the United States. The contributors include experts in music, history, literature, culture, sociology, and anthropology, as well as practicing rockeros and rockeras. The multidisciplinary, transnational, and comparative perspectives t


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  • English


  • ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Mapping Rock Music Cultures across the Americas / Deborah Pacini Hernandez, Hector Fernandez L'Hoeste, and Eric Zolov""; ""La Onda Chicana: Mexico's Forgotten Rock Counterculture / Eric Zolov""; ""Between Rock and a Hard Place: Negotiating Rock in Revolutionary Cuba, 1960-1980 / Deborah Pacini Hernandez and Reebee Garofalo""; ""Black Pau: Uncovering the History of Brazilian Soul / Bryan McCann""; ""Boricua Rock: Puerto Rican by Necessity! / Jorge Arevalo Mateus""; ""The Politics and Anti-Politics of Uruguayan Rock / Abril Trigo""
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